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Brilliant Cheltenham in prospect

by Stable Lad   This is the time of the year when punters in general have to look to their laurels, whether to speculate to accumulate, in an effort to pick up a few bob to tide them over the holidays, or to decide to keep their powder dry, so that their allotment of personal funds will last them out through the Christmastime.

Places still available on Clon RFC’s Cheltenham tour

CLONAKILTY RFC’s Cheltenham Tour is just two weeks away and there are a small number of places still available to those interested in going on the trip to England. Forty-five intrepid tourists have signed up for the adventure which will see two games – Vets on Friday night, September 7th and Seniors on Saturday afternoon, September 8th.

Conor is the toast of Ballineen

IT was time to break out the champagne at the Murphy household in Ballineen today following the amazing €1.2 million win for son Conor at the Cheltenham Festival. Conor’s mum Carmel and 15 year-old brother Kevin could hardly keep the smiles off their faces as they toasted 31 year-old Conor’s incredible accumulator bet win.

First Cheltenham meeting of the year

by Stable Lad THE major meeting on the cards on this Saturday is the first important meeting at Cheltenham for 2012. This is the fixture which gives a golden opportunity to all of those trainers who are keen to give their hopeful March Festival aspirants a very welcome run over the course on which they will be striving might and main to win one of the many big prizes to

The Winning Post – Cheltenham extravaganza

by Stable Lad THIS Saturday’s Cheltenham extravaganza centrepieces a series of Listed Races, with many of the leading lights of the jumping world on trial. Most of the horses featured here will be among the main candidates for the plum Christmas prizes, and, eventually, will be among the Ante-Post favourites for the top races at the Cheltenham Festival in March.